Kramer wants Gold (and gets it)
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
– Jana Kramer's Top 10 hit single, Why Ya Wanna,
earned Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Kramer was presented with a plaque marking this special accomplishment at Warner Music Nashville's Pickin' On The Patio party Aug. 23. Why Ya Wanna, which is currently Top 10, was the highest charting female debut since Taylor Swift's 2006 single Tim McGraw.
Kramer has sold over 700,000 single tracks, including over half a million of Why Ya Wanna. Kramer released her debut disc in June.
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Jana Kramer's sophomore effort has been a long time - more than three years since she put out her self-titled release, which contained the hit "Why Ya Wanna" - in coming. Kramer points to contemporary country sounds, while her quality singing has an urgency and comfort level with the material throughout.
The fast paced, galloping "Boomerang," which leads off the disc and was penned in party Maddie & Tae, is given more of a rock treatment than M&T would likely offer. ...